India Song (1975)

MARGUERITE DURAS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 France, 1975. Sunchild Productions, Les Films Armorial. Screenplay by Marguerite Duras. Cinematography by Bruno Nuytten. Produced by Simon Damiani, André Valio-Cavaglione. Music by Carlos D’Alessio. Film Editing by Solange Leprince. Probably the best known of Marguerite Duras’ directorial efforts, this photographically pristine film will frustrate all but…

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Shining Through (1992)

DAVID SELTZER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 1992.  Twentieth Century Fox, Sandollar Productions, Peter V. Miller Investment Corp..  Screenplay by David Seltzer, based on the novel by Susan Isaacs.  Cinematography by Jan de Bont.  Produced by Carol Baum, Howard Rosenman.  Music by Michael Kamen.  Production Design by Anthony Pratt.  Costume Design by Marit Allen.  Film Editing by Craig McKay.   This war drama provides…

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Special Treatment (2010)

JEANNE LABRUNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5 Original title:  Sans Queue Ni Tete France, 2010.  Liaison Cinématographique, Samsa Film, Artémis Productions, Art-Light Productions, Canal+, CinéCinéma, Fonds National de Soutien à la Production Audiovisuelle du Luxembourg, Région Wallone, Bruxelles Capitale, MEDIA Programme of the European Union, La Banque Postale Image 3, Banque Populaire Images 10, Soficinéma 6, Taxshelter….

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Coup De Grace (1976)

VOLKER SCHLONDORFF Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 Original title:  Der Fangschuss France/West Germany, 1976.  Argos Films, Bioskop Film, Hessischer Rundfunk.  Screenplay by Genevieve Dormann, Margarethe von Trotta, Jutta Bruckner, based on the novel by Marguerite Yourcenar.  Cinematography by Igor Luther.  Produced by Eberhard Junkersdorf, Hans Prescher, Volker Schlondorff.  Music by Stanley Myers.  Production Design by Hans Jurgen Kiebach.  Costume Design by Ingrid Zore.  Film…

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Young Torless (1966)

VOLKER SCHLONDORFF Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Original title:  Der Junge Torless West Germany/France, 1966.  Franz Seitz Filmproduktion, Nouvelles Editions de Films.  Screenplay by Volker Schlondorff, adaptation by Herbert Asmodi, based on the novel by Robert Musil.  Cinematography by Franz Rath.  Produced by Louis Malle, Franz Seitz.  Music by Hans Werner Henze.  Production Design by Maleen Pacha.  Costume Design by Eva Gall,…

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Malina (1991)

WERNER SCHROETER Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BBB.  Germany/Austria, 1991.  Kuchenreuther Filmproduktion GmbH, Neue Studio Film, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.  Screenplay by Elfriede Jelinek, French dialogue by Patricia Moraz, based on the novel by Ingeborg Bachmann.  Cinematography by Elfi Mikesch.  Produced by Steffen Kuchenreuther, Thomas Kuchenreuther.  Music by Giacomo Manzoni.  Production Design by Alberte Barsacq.  Costume Design by Alberte Barsacq.  Film Editing by Juliane…

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